Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery – St Leo the Great Church Wedding Photos – Kat and Huy

 

Katherine & Huy had an amazing Vietnamese-Catholic wedding day with wedding ceremony at St Leo the Great Church in Oakland followed by a gorgeous wedding reception at Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton.

Casa Real is setup to really cater to vendors as well as wedding couples. This makes it a great place to have your wedding and your vendors will love it too!

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This was a BIG wedding day! The girls started before sunrise. We joined them at 7:00am as they were finishing getting ready for the day. By the time we arrived, hair and makeup was already complete and the bride and groom had given gifts to one another and to the bridal party.

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We then loaded up in a giant stretch limo (Best Time Limousine) with Daniel at the wheel.

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The first limo ride to everyone to the Groom’s house where there was a party going on already and we’d be picking up gifts to take to the Bride’s family at another party – the Tea Ceremony.

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At the Tea Ceremony there was a lunch feast and gifts were exchanged with family members.

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From the Tea Ceremony we went to the beautiful St. Leo the Great Church in Oakland  where Father Joseph led an inspiring service and pronounced Katherine and Huy, Man and Wife!

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The reception was held at Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton. Such a beautiful space for weddings. The indoor shots below were photographed in the bridal suite at Casa Real.

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Casa Real on on the Ruby Hill Winery and is surrounded by vineyards. It is a great location for artistic wedding portraits.

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One of my favorite things about Casa Real is the Amber Room seen below. A wood burning fireplace and beautiful lighting make it an amazing spot for photographing the bride and groom.

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A wedding of this scale can only be possible with a team of top notch professionals. Our team included the following vendors.

Florist, Cake Maker, and Draping – Ann’s Bridal
Limousine – Best Time Limousine
Ceremony Venue – St. Leo the Great Church
Reception Venue – Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery
Photo / Video – Jim Vetter Photography – special thanks to Beth Barton and Colin Pattison
Hair – Gary Patrick Salon – Nicole Medina
Makeup – Nicole Meadows
Catering – Phu Lam Restaurant
Bridal Gown – Trudy’s Bridal
DJ / MC – Northstar Entertainment

Las Positas Vineyards Livermore Wedding Photos – Kaitlin and Joel

 

Kaitlin and Joel were married on a gorgeous day in Livermore California at Las Positas Vineyards. Las Positas is an awesome spot for small to medium sized weddings. It is surrounded by vineyards and the property is recently renovated and feels very clean and kind of rustic-modern. We love being a Las Positas Vineyards wedding photographer!

 

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Below, Sookie the amazing wedding dog psyches herself up for the walk down the aisle.

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Wedding Professionals who made this beautiful wedding possible:

Hair: Hair by Missy
Makeup: Vanessa Van Krieken of Beauty Lounge
Cake: Cake Delight
DJ: DeBorba Events
Catering: Faz Pleasanton
Venue: Las Positas Vineyards in Livermore
Floral: Stems of Brentwood
Photography: Jim Vetter Photography

Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery Wedding Photos – Monica and Eusong

Monica and Eusong were married at Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery. We love photographing there because the venue is so beautiful and the staff is always awesome!

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The fantastic wedding professionals who made this wedding a beautiful success:

Hair & Makeup: PD Artistry
Venue / Decor / Catering: Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery
DJ and Lighting: AmosPro Enterprises
Event Planning / Florals: S&V Collections
Videography: Max Video Productions
Cake: AA Bakery
Photobooth: A Little Scene
Photography: Jim Vetter Photography